11 Jun 2017
You're Invited: Dart Military Truck Appreciation Ceremony on Flag Day (Wednesday, June 14, 2017)
Dart Transit Company is hosting an event on Flag Day 2017 at its corporate headquarters in Eagan to announce the drivers who will receive keys to the military-themed Kenworth trucks.
19 May 2017
Dart Country Music Video
Trucking and country music: is there a more perfect combination? Check out our music video that features one Dart driver that's too happy to write a sad song because of his success at Dart!
12 May 2017
Juan B. Rivera, A Dart Legend, Stops for a Visit to Reminisce on the Past
(EAGAN, Minn.) – It was 1968 when Juan Rivera, known affectionately as “Bicho” around the Dart Transit Company office, when he decided to get into a truck for the first time and make a career out of it. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Rivera came to the United States in search of a better life. His motivation and passion is unmistakable as he sat down to visit with us about some of his greatest moments in his trucking career.
04 May 2017
Dart Sponsors Women In Trucking Event at 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show
Dart was excited to sponsor the “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” event put on by the Women In Trucking Organization held at the Mid-America Trucking Show this year in Louisville! This year marked the 8th annual event; the largest celebration of female professional truck drivers of its kind in the trucking industry.
04 May 2017
Life with 2 Fur Babies: Dart Owner Operator Catheryn's Life with 2 Dogs in the Truck
It was a beautiful day at Thresher Field Dog Park in Eagan, Minnesota, where Dart owner operator Catheryn and her two dogs, Jazzy and Harley, enjoyed a sunny April day. Jazzy and Harley chased each other around the park and played fetch with Catheryn, who was excited to be out in the fresh air with her two road companions.
Catheryn, born in California and relocated to Arkansas, has a deep love for the open road. She, Jazzy, and Harley go over-the-road in her 2016 Kenworth T680 seeing all of the beautiful sites the nation has to offer. Catheryn has contracted her truck with Dart since 2014 after being with other companies who left her wanting more out of a company. “After doing some research and looking into Dart, I felt like it would be a good fit.
03 May 2017
Dart Donates $4,400 to St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund
Dart Transit Company, a premier leader in transportation solutions, recently teamed up with the St. Christopher TruckerDevelopment and Relief Fund at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky. Dart unveiled their latest event at the show: a “Cash Catch” booth – where participants try to catch $1,000 cash blown around by a fan affixed to the booth. The lucky participants that were chosen at random in a drawing, had 60 seconds to collect as much cash as time would allow. At the end of the round, all of the cash leftover in the booth was donated to St. Christopher’s.
21 Apr 2017
Congratulations to the Dart Owner Operators Who Paid Off Their Truck!
When an owner operator pays off their truck, there is certainly congratulations due! Congratulations to the following drivers who recently paid off their truck!
17 Apr 2017
Podcast Interview: From Driver To Recruiter: Hear The Inspirational Story Of Jeff Finkel
The Dart Network Podcast recently made a visit to the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. While at the event, the Podcast caught up with Jeff Finkel of Dart’s Recruiting Department. Jeff joined Dart in 2012 as a company driver and he became an owner-operator before accepting an opportunity to take a position as a member of the driver recruiting team at Dart.
07 Apr 2017
Dart Attends 46th Annual Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville
Dart Transit Company was excited once again to attend the famous Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) for its 46th year in Louisville, Kentucky! MATS was held March 23 to March 25 and is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Each year in mid-March, MATS hosts 1,102 exhibitors from 45 states and 12 different countries in a mammoth 1.1 million square feet of exhibition space at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
05 Apr 2017
The Dart Network Names Driver and Contractors of the Year
It is with great pleasure to announce the Dart Network's Contractors and Driver of the Year!
04 Apr 2017
American Transportation Research Institute releases online driver survey
The American Transportation Research Institute launched its annual online truck driver survey to receive feedback on the top concerns in the industry. Last week, ATRI collected more than 500 driver surveys at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The online version of the same survey is intended to allow a larger number of truck drivers to participate.
04 Apr 2017
Owner-Operator Discusses Landing First Photo In Dart Calendar
Justin Doolen, an owner-operator in the Dart Network, recently sat down with the Dart Network Podcast to discuss the thrill of seeing one of his photo submissions become a part of the 2017 Dart Calendar. Justin’s photo, taken at a customer location in Baltimore last spring, is the featured picture for May.
04 Apr 2017
Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow Participates in "Fittest Executive Challenge" at TCA Convention
Ten trucking executives competed for the title of Fittest Executive last week at the TCA Convention in Nashville, TN. The TCA Fittest Executive Challenge Inaugural Event was hosted by TCA Wellness, powered by Rolling Strong. The event represented more than a fitness challenge by bringing awareness to driver health initiatives and the importance of investing in driver health to save skilled drivers and improve retention.
04 Apr 2017
Introducing Dart's New Clothing & Merchandise Website!
We are very happy to announce the new Dart Resource Center is now open! The store will offer many staple and trending gift items. If items are in inventory, they will ship within 24 business hours. Below are some frequently asked questions which may help you when placing orders.
03 Mar 2017
See Dozens of Drivers Competing for 2017 Overdrive’s "Most Beautiful"
Check out the Dart representation in this year’s Overdrive’s Most Beautiful competition. Good luck to all the beautiful contestants! This year’s winner will receive an expenses-paid trip to The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, where she will receive a makeover and will be photographed with a show truck. She will also be featured in a fall issue of Overdrive.